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Douglas Bonderud

Freelance Writer

A freelance writer for three years, Doug Bonderud is a Western Canadian with expertise in the fields of technology and innovation. In addition to working for the IBM Midsize Insider, The Content Standard and Proteomics programs for Skyword, Doug also writes for companies like Ephricon Web Marketing and sites such as MSDynamicsWorld. Clients are impressed with not only his command of language but the minimal need for editing necessary in his pieces. His ability to create readable, relatable articles from diverse Web content is second to none. He has also written a weekly column for TORWars, a videogaming website; posts about invention and design for InventorSpot.com and general knowledge articles for WiseGeek. From 2010-2012, Doug did copywriting for eCopywriters.com. Doug is currently a municipal police officer, on track to become a fantasy/sci-fi author.

Written By Douglas Bonderud

The State of Ransomware: Attacks Up, Payments Down as Firms Fight Back

A new report from Datto on the current state of ransomware found that, while infections are on the rise, companies are starting to realize that they shouldn't pay up to recover their locked files.

Threat Intelligence Programs on the Rise, Survey Finds

Threat intelligence programs offer real value for security professionals, but there's room improvement in their implementation, according to a recent survey.

Cybercriminals Turn the Tables on Encryption to Develop New Cybersecurity Threats

Malicious actors are now turning the tables on encryption and leveraging SSL connections to create new cybersecurity threats that subvert detection tools.

The State of Internet Security: Rising Risk Despite Reputation and Regulation

According to security firm Menlo, many popular websites are more vulnerable to internet security threats such as typosquatting and background attacks than their reputations would suggest.

Industrial Control Systems Storm the Internet, Increase Corporate Risk

Organizations are increasingly failing to secure internet-facing industrial control systems (ICS) that manage critical infrastructure, putting them at risk of ICS-specific malware.

CyberTech Israel Event Highlights the Power of Emerging Technology

Marc van Zadelhoff's recent keynote at CyberTech Israel offered critical information for companies looking to shore up cybersecurity. Here's a look at the highlights.

The New PCI Compliance: Corporate Cramming Is No Longer an Option

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (DSS) 3.2 arrives Feb. 1. According to Help Net Security, however, companies aren’t ready. Despite two years of prep time, many organizations have opted to cram for yearly evaluations instead of...

Security Intelligence Analytics Trends: Artificial Intelligence Plays Both Sides

Evolving AI will drive improved security intelligence analytics, while opening up more opportunities for cybercriminals. What happens when AI plays both sides?

Reel Talk: Phishing Attacks Not Water Under the Bridge Yet

Phishing attacks are still muddying the waters of network security despite an uptick in security awareness. How can companies avoid the hook?

Lacking Cloud Security Policies Leave 60 Percent of Data at Risk

Just 40 percent of data stored in the cloud is properly encrypted, according to recent research. How do enterprises deal with this wide protection gap in cloud security?